Update August 8, 2015

Dhaka 6-49 am, 26-May, 2020

Train derailment suspends Chittagong rail service with Dhaka, Sylhet

Mirajul Moin Joy

Miscreants removed fishplates from the railway tracks in Comilla

8 August 2015, Nirapad News: Train communication of Chittagong with Dhaka and Sylhet has been suspended following derailment of a freight train in Banasua under Comilla sadar upazila.

Assistant engineer of Comilla railway station Abdul Hamid said four compartments of a Dinajpur-bound freight train from Chittagong veered off the track around 10:30am, halting train movement on the Chittagong-Dhaka and Chittagong-Sylhet routes.

A relief train from Akhaura was conducting salvage operation.

Due to the derailment, Dhaka-bound Mohanagar Provati got stranded at Comilla station while Sylhet-bound Paharia Express at Laksham station and Mymensingh-bound Bijoy Express stranded at Lalmai station.

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